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2013-02-13 14:45:31

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) have developed a wireless power transfer technology that can be applied to high capacity transportation systems such as railways, harbor freight, and airport transportation and logistics. The technology supplies 60 kHz and 180 kW of power remotely to transport vehicles at a stable, constant rate. KAIST and KRRI today successfully showcased the wireless power transfer technology...

2009-07-17 14:00:16

The launch of South Korea's first space rocket intended for July 30 is likely to be postponed to add more time for testing, according to a spokesman for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute. Spokesman Kim Hong-Gab told AFP on Friday that the launch would be delayed beyond the intended date due to demands from Russian partners for further testing. The announcement marks the third time South Korea has put off the first satellite launch from within its own territory using its own launch...

2009-07-14 14:48:03

South Korea plans to send its own satellite into orbit before the end of this month, space officials announced on Tuesday. "It will mark the first time that South Korea will launch a satellite from its own territory, using its own launch vehicle," Park Jeong-Joo, director of the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, told reporters on Tuesday. Park said the launch vehicle, which was developed for $388 million with Russian officials, would carry the 220-pound satellite into low earth orbit on...

2009-07-13 09:30:00

The 60th International Astronautical Congress IAC2009 will take place in the Daejeon, Republic of Korea, from 12 to 16 October. The Congress "“ which last year attracted around 3000 participants "“ will be attended by scientists, engineers, heads of space agencies, business leaders and students to debate the latest ideas, current activities and future ambitions across a diverse range of space-related topics.All members of the Media attending IAC2009 will require advance...

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